Arrival at my campsite for the next two nights - Camping Gayeulles, Rennes!
Arrival at my campsite for the next two nights - Camping Gayeulles, Rennes!
My pitch at Camping Gayeulles - not as spacious as some campsites but friendly & clean enough!
My pitch at Camping Gayeulles - not as spacious as some campsites but friendly & clean enough!
These unusual cabin's are custom-built shipping containers called 'Citylodges' and are available to rent at a range of different prices - if you didn't want to camp that is!
These unusual cabin's are custom-built shipping containers called 'Citylodges' and are available to rent at a range of different prices - if you didn't want to camp that is!
Even has a balcony!
Even has a balcony!
The Camping Gayeulles is right bang in the middle of the big park 'Parc des Gayeulles', this huge mural is in one of the picnic areas of the park
The Camping Gayeulles is right bang in the middle of the big park 'Parc des Gayeulles', this huge mural is in one of the picnic areas of the park
Modern bit of housing I spotted just outside the park
Modern bit of housing I spotted just outside the park
This building was in the middle of demolition - that cool mural will be no more by the time you read this
This building was in the middle of demolition - that cool mural will be no more by the time you read this
On my way into the centre of Rennes I was waiting by the traffic lights, perched on my bike, I look up and see this awesome mural!
On my way into the centre of Rennes I was waiting by the traffic lights, perched on my bike, I look up and see this awesome mural!
Another cycle tour accomplished! yours truly posing outside the Palais du Commerce, Rennes
Another cycle tour accomplished! yours truly posing outside the Palais du Commerce, Rennes
The gorgeous 'Palais du Commerce' built from 1885 to 1929 by municipal architects Jean-Baptiste Martenot then Emmanuel Le Ray
The gorgeous 'Palais du Commerce' built from 1885 to 1929 by municipal architects Jean-Baptiste Martenot then Emmanuel Le Ray
Looking up towards the Place de la Mairie and the lively city of Rennes
Looking up towards the Place de la Mairie and the lively city of Rennes
Le petit Bacchus Bar, sounds familiar...
Le petit Bacchus Bar, sounds familiar...
Rue Pont aux Foulons - 'Old Rennes' The part of the old town that escaped the great fire of 1720 and still has houses dating from 15th/16th Century
Rue Pont aux Foulons - 'Old Rennes' The part of the old town that escaped the great fire of 1720 and still has houses dating from 15th/16th Century
Authentic half-timbered house in Rue Rallier du Baty
Authentic half-timbered house in Rue Rallier du Baty
Artisan Boulangerie - traditional French bakery
Artisan Boulangerie - traditional French bakery
Looking onto the rue du Champ-Jacquet - good spot for a 'bike pose' shot ;)
Looking onto the rue du Champ-Jacquet - good spot for a 'bike pose' shot ;)
Place du Champ Jacquet - the bronze statue of Jean Leperdit (1752-1823), the mythical mayor of Rennes who saved prisoners sentenced to death during the Reign of Terror (1790s)
Place du Champ Jacquet - the bronze statue of Jean Leperdit (1752-1823), the mythical mayor of Rennes who saved prisoners sentenced to death during the Reign of Terror (1790s)
A couple taking in the street life of Rennes from their balcony
A couple taking in the street life of Rennes from their balcony
Rue Rallier du Baty - had a wonderful last meal in Rennes at this pizza restaurant sitting under that black canopy!
Rue Rallier du Baty - had a wonderful last meal in Rennes at this pizza restaurant sitting under that black canopy!
On the same street, Rue Rallier du Baty, interesting foliage on this building!
On the same street, Rue Rallier du Baty, interesting foliage on this building!
It's great walking around the cobblestoned street of Rue des Dames and admiring the architecture
It's great walking around the cobblestoned street of Rue des Dames and admiring the architecture
Amazing bit of architecture on the Place des Lices
Amazing bit of architecture on the Place des Lices
Cathedral Saint-Pierre de Rennes - a Roman Catholic church c.1845
Cathedral Saint-Pierre de Rennes - a Roman Catholic church c.1845
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